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Episode #810: Mélange
First Broadcast: 10/15/18
After I spend a few moments trying to remember why "Camille Was No Lady," we delve into the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, the strongest hurricane to ever make landfall on the Florida panhandle, and, by one measurement, the third-strongest hurricane to hit the United States ever. Is this the latest sign that anthropogenic climate change is making conditions more favorable for stronger hurricanes, and more of them? Is this what we have to look forward to when the climate becomes irreversibly changed 12 years from now, if the latest U.N. forecasts are accurate? Will I eventually become a climate refugee within my own state? Will Trump or the Republicans do anything to prevent this catastrophe? Can the Democrats flip the House and the Senate this November so that they can finally put a stop to at least some of Trump's egregious behavior? "It's a possibility!"

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